Attributes of Hypercompe scribonia

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia (Stoll, 1790)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Spotted moth easily recognized by the white wings with hollow bluish black spots on the forewing. Black shading along inner margin and terminal spots near apex of hindwing. Wings tend to become translucent toward outer margins with wear.
Wing Span: 5.7-9.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety, including banana, cabbage, cherry, dandelion, maples, orange, sunflowers, violets, and willows.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Massachusetts and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Michigan, Missouri, and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
February 24, 2014 Mikebraun54 Lee County, Florida, United States March 27, 2014 Details
March 19, 2014 razer9672 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States March 19, 2014 Details
July 10, 2013 step_n_peace Cobb County, Georgia, United States March 04, 2014 Details
February 17, 2014 maverick23 Palm Beach County, Florida, United States March 03, 2014 Details
June 18, 2012 Arianna Columbia County, New York, United States February 10, 2014 Details
February 01, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States February 02, 2014 Details
August 13, 2013 JackieWesson Blount County, Alabama, United States January 30, 2014 Details
September 29, 2012 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States January 29, 2014 Details
October 07, 2013 KSweets Lenawee County, Michigan, United States January 29, 2014 Details
June 25, 2013 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States January 18, 2014 Details
December 24, 2013 Rockonwhitesnake Escambia County, Florida, United States January 17, 2014 Details
January 08, 2014 kayden87 Brevard County, Florida, United States January 17, 2014 Details
January 08, 2014 kayden87 Brevard County, Florida, United States January 17, 2014 Details
October 17, 2013 Ron and Nancy Goor Florida, United States January 11, 2014 Details
December 27, 2013 Latenight Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States December 27, 2013 Details
December 23, 2013 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States December 24, 2013 Details
July 10, 2013 Jonathan Williams Overton County, Tennessee, United States November 27, 2013 Details
October 19, 2013 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States October 20, 2013 Details
October 18, 2013 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States October 18, 2013 Details
October 12, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States October 18, 2013 Details
October 03, 2013 Nancy Weiss Charlottesville City County, Virginia, United States October 04, 2013 Details
September 28, 2013 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States September 29, 2013 Details
September 27, 2013 treefrogger81 Coryell County, Texas, United States September 27, 2013 Details
September 15, 2013 hoka luta cetan Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States September 26, 2013 Details
September 20, 2013 kudamommy Galveston County, Texas, United States September 22, 2013 Details
June 12, 2013 nsharadi Chesapeake City County, Virginia, United States September 20, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 Patsyrat Essex County, Massachusetts, United States September 15, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 SockMonkey Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 smaybutterflyandmoth Baltimore County, Maryland, United States September 09, 2013 Details
September 07, 2013 DianeHutchinson Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States September 08, 2013 Details
August 29, 2013 inthelikeness Comanche County, Texas, United States September 01, 2013 Details
August 30, 2013 flavious New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States September 01, 2013 Details
June 17, 2012 JMonaco Suffolk County, New York, United States August 31, 2013 Details
May 29, 2007 Mapper Pope County, Illinois, United States August 23, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 Sheryl Johnson Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States August 21, 2013 Details
August 20, 2013 GarrettQ Guadalupe County, Texas, United States August 20, 2013 Details
August 16, 2013 Bethany101000 Chatham County, Georgia, United States August 18, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 toadlily Citrus County, Florida, United States August 16, 2013 Details
August 14, 2013 Pete Williams Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States August 15, 2013 Details
August 11, 2013 Mommyof2 Duval County, Florida, United States August 11, 2013 Details
July 04, 2010 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2013 Details
July 28, 2013 SuKu7764 Pinellas County, Florida, United States August 06, 2013 Details
August 03, 2013 epracht Hillsborough County, Florida, United States August 03, 2013 Details
August 01, 2013 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 02, 2013 Details
July 26, 2013 stephcivi Florida, United States July 31, 2013 Details
July 30, 2013 TerraEmerald Maryland, United States July 31, 2013 Details
July 01, 2013 Kim w. Connecticut, United States July 24, 2013 Details
July 18, 2013 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 23, 2013 Details
July 22, 2013 cgold Baltimore County, Maryland, United States July 22, 2013 Details
July 15, 2013 slomocox Henderson County, North Carolina, United States July 15, 2013 Details